HANOVER, N.H. - The Dartmouth volleyball team announced its team awards at the annual end-of-the-year banquet held at the Hanover Inn on Sunday afternoon. The Big Green finished the season with a 2-22 record, going 1-13 in the Ivy League.
Head coach Erin Lindsey reflected on the season and where the program is heading as the team celebrated the 2012 campaign. Along with Lindsey, senior co-captains Kylie Kufeld and Alissa Santa Maria spoke about their time at Dartmouth and with the program.
Players, coaches and members of the support staff were on hand as five different student-athletes were honored.
Freshmen Kayden Cook and Paige Caridi were named the Rookies of the Year. Cook registered 32 kills and a team-best 563 assists. Cook also had 13 aces and 174 digs. Caridi led the squad with 261 digs and was second with 184 kills. The 6-foot outside hitter also added 15 aces.
Freshman Katie Jarrett earned the Most Improved Player award. Jarrett appeared in 16 matches for the Big Green with 17 kills and two assists. The Pepper Pike, Ohio, native added 17 digs.
In her second year with the team, Kufeld received the Servant Leader accolade. Kufeld was a leader on and off the court for Dartmouth, setting an example for the underclassmen to follow.
The fifth and final player honored was junior Elisa Scudder. Scudder was named the team’s Most Valuable Player and also received recognition for earning Academic All-Ivy honors. The government major was an all-tournament selection in all three of Dartmouth's preseason tournaments and led the team in blocks. Scudder was second on the team with 161 kills and 18 aces.
|Katie Jarrett '16||Kylie Kufeld '13||Elisa Scudder '14|